Looking at his disciples, he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and … Continue reading Leap for Joy
Wicked Lips Proverbs 17:4, 11, 20 ESV 4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. 11 An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him. 20 A man of crooked heart does not discover good, and one with a dishonest tongue … Continue reading Manipulation of Minds
Of Such a Kind It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father’s wife. You have become arrogant and have not mourned instead, so that the one who had done this deed would be removed … Continue reading A Different Scandal
So many lies. So many secrets. So many things hidden, covered and disguised in order to fool, to deceive, to manipulate. So much fakery and hypocrisy. So many pertinent facts and details willfully withheld, and purposefully omitted, in order to deceive naïve and unsuspecting minds and/or to protect the dishonest, the crooked, the shady from … Continue reading Too Many Secrets
We all have a story to tell, don’t we? It is the story of our lives. It tells where we came from, where we have been, the people we have known, the things we have experienced and felt, where we have lived, the things we have done, both bad and good, the lessons all of … Continue reading Hate Evil, Love God
“When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that … Continue reading I Pray for Them
We all have enemies, let’s face it. No matter how nice we are, there are always going to be people who won’t like us, and who will rise against us, just because we are not like them; just because we are different. Yet, for those of us who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be … Continue reading Let’s Face It!